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Orioles playoff fever gets freaky

Playoff fever has been rampant in Baltimore ever since their division clinching game on September 16th. The magical feeling around this team has fans in an absolute uproar. Oriole merchandise is up astronomical percentages since last September. Slowly but surely, fans who’ve been afraid to get behind this team are coming out in droves. Everywhere you turn, the sport on every person’s...
Via DC Sports-Kings
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Next Man Up: Baltimore Orioles to play in October despite injuries

At the beginning of the baseball season, no one in Baltimore was prepared for the Orioles to have two devastating injuries and still make it to postseason play; no one, that is, except for the men in the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  Serious injuries to All-Stars Matt Wieters and Manny Machado, as well as various injuries to many in the lineup throughout the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should we even bother hate Boston or Buck Showalter any more?

The Redsocks treated Jeter so nicely that I'm not sure it's worth wasting valuable bile on them next year.Same with Showalter: He could have walked Jeter in that final Yankee Stadium game. There was one out, a man on second, and the human GIDP known as Brian McCann following Jeter in the order. A lot of managers would have told his pitcher to put Jeter on base. Buck didn...

A countdown to recap the Orioles’ 96 win season

Photo: fansided.com The Orioles wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, and head to the postseason with an impressive 96-66 record. Before the ALDS begins on Thursday, Oriole fans can spend a few days appreciating the team’s run to the 2014 AL East title. In many ways, baseball is a game that can be defined by numbers. In the case of the Baltimore...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Made Rookies Dress Up In Funny Costumes (Photos)

Photo Credit: ubaldojimenez22/Instagram Well, it’s about that time of the year again where ‘rookie hazing’ takes place. On Friday night, the Baltimore Orioles had all of their rookies dress up in hilarious costumes. First-year pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez posted some of the pictures on his Instagram. Boy, are these funny as heck! Rookie hazing is so hilarious; it’s the best...
Via Blog Surface
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The importance of the Orioles’ JJ Hardy

Photo: baltimoresportsreport.com With all of the current hope surrounding the Orioles, it’s difficult to look towards next year and beyond. However, the Orioles’ shortstop J.J. Hardy has already commented on his pending free agent status. In clear terms, he’s stated that he’d listen to the Yankees if they were interested in signing the veteran. While Oriole fans may not like...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles prepare for 2014 postseason

Sometimes you just need a little help from your friends. The Baltimore Orioles found that out last night as they clinched home-field advantage with a Chicago White Sox win over the Detroit Tigers. While the Orioles have exceeded expectations this season on their own, the White Sox secured that games one, two, and five of the ALDS will be played at Camden Yards. After clinching the...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Nelson Cruz extension talks to wait until offseason

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz is having one of his best seasons, if not the very best season, of his career. Not only that, but he has been a huge part of the postseason bound Orioles' offensive production. The kind of season Cruz is having is the kind of season you'd expect from a player with a big multi-year contract. However, Cruz came to the Orioles in somewhat...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles News: Baltimore nearing deal with Lazaro Leyva

The Baltimore Orioles are the latest team hoping to find success signing a Cuban free agent as they reportedly signed right-hander Lazaro Leyva earlier this month according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The signing was supposed to be pending a physical and age verification, and, as Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports, the Orioles have successfully conducted both and an official...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Baltimore Orioles Really That Good?

The American League East representatives from 'The Charm City' have run away with the division—currently setting the pace with 92 wins and a 14.5 game lead on The Bronx Embalmers. They've already clinched their first division title in 17 years. But are they good enough to run the table and capture the franchise's fourth World Series Championship? Let's take...
Via FenwayNation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

Orioles magic is heading into the Postseason. Baltimore defeated Toronto 8-2 on Tuesday night, clinching their first AL East title since 1997 and making their second Postseason in the last three seasons. The Orioles quickly emerged as the dominant team in the AL East, and first place was theirs for good at the beginning of July.  This season was simply incredible for Baltimore...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

After accepting a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall, Chris Davis will be away from the Baltimore Orioles for the immediate future. That doesn’t necessarily mean Davis will be out of the news, however. On Monday, the Orioles first baseman found himself in a situation that required assistance, and he provided just that. Terrible […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam Jones shatters camera behind home plate

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones broke a camera behind home plate with a foul ball during Sunday night's game against the Yankees.During his fourth inning at-bat, Jones hit a 2-1 pitch straight back into the backstop, shattering the camera lens and effectively knocking it out of commission. The foul ball from Jones made for some interesting camera footage. No word as...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun broke the news, since confirmed by MLB: Waiting on official word but hearing Chris Davis has tested pos for amphetamines. 25 game suspension — Dan Connolly (@danconnollysun) September 12, 2014 The Orioles have 17 regular season games remaining, so this puts Davis out for the rest of the year, […]
Via Fangraphs
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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